Nature’s Recipe Senior Lamb Meal & Rice Recipe

This is a grain heavy dog food. We do not like to see menadione sodium bisulfite complex in any dog food and are also concerned that beet pulp in the first 5 ingredients. Tomato pomace and potato fiber are both fillers. We have a hard time recommending a dog food with so many fillers.

Nature’s Recipe Senior Lamb Meal & Rice Recipe Ingredient Analysis

  1. Lambnatures recipe senior lamb meal and rice recipe meal
  2. Ground rice
  3. Pearled barley
  4. Oatmeal
  5. Beet pulp

Lamb meal is a good meat source for dogs.

Ground rice is a low grade grain.

Pearled barley is a medium to low quality grain.

Oatmeal has been linked to the control of heart disease.

Beet pulp is a filler and has no nutrient value of any kind.

Nature’s Recipe Senior Lamb Meal & Rice Recipe Ingredient List

Lamb meal, ground rice, pearled barley, oatmeal, beet pulp, potato fiber, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), lamb digest, potassium chloride, tomato pomace, flax seed, taurine, minerals (zinc proteinate, ferrous sulfate, zinc oxide, iron proteinate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, copper proteinate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite), gelatin, vitamins (vitamin E supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate, inositol, niacin supplement, vitamin A supplement, d-calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, beta carotene, riboflavin supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, menadione sodium bisulfite complex, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement), choline chloride, yucca schidigera extract, rosemary extract.

Nature’s Recipe Senior Lamb Meal & Rice Recipe Guaranteed Analysis

Guaranteed Analysis describes the nutrient content required by AAFCO labeling standards to be identified on every product package. Since these are guarantees, pet food manufacturers work to formulate diets that meet or exceed the minimum requirements.

Crude Protein 19.0%
Crude Fat 8.0%
Crude Fiber 10.0%
Moisture 10.0%
Calcium 1.0%
Phosphorus 0.80%
Iron 240 mg/kg
Copper 10 mg/kg
Zinc 100 mg/kg
Selenium 0.4 mg/kg
Vitamin E 100 IU/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids* 0.18%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids* 1.40%
Beta Carotene* 3 mg/kg

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Nature’s Recipe Senior Lamb Meal & Rice Recipe Recommended Daily Feeding

Weight of Dog Amount of Dry Food
5-10 lbs. 7/8 – 1 3/8 Cups
10-20 lbs. 1 3/8 – 2 1/8 Cups
20-50 lbs. 2 1/8 – 4 Cups
50-100 lbs. 4 – 6 1/4 Cups
Over 100 lbs. Add 1/2 can for every 10 lbs.

Note: Add 3/8 cup for each 10 lbs. of body weight over 100 lbs.

**Measurements are based on a standard 8-oz. cup.


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Should you have a concern regarding the diet of your dog, you should contact your veterinarian. All information on this site is the opinion of the author, and is presented solely for informational purposes and should not, at any time, be considered a substitute for seeking or receiving professional veterinary care for your dog(s).
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